Tag Archives: #thisisme

Resilient

If there is any one thing you should know about me it is that I am resilient. I am the fairytale they won’t recite. Little Red Riding Hood that could not be duped by the Big Bad Wolf. For they … Continue reading

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The Girl With the Kind Blue Eyes

One day I gazed deep into the mirrorReflection caught me by surpriseFor found within the love I heldFor the girl with the kind blue eyes The light went off and cried I didWhen I recognized my demiseIf I continued spewing … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #7

In 2019 I wrote a poem on my birthday, and I have done so ever since. I thought I would share a couple of those poems on the Thursdays leading up to my birthday. This is the poem that started … Continue reading

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Still Motion Micropoetry #4

I am enjoying writing poetic captions for these Wednesday posts! Forgive me for the lateness on this one! I hope you enjoy the photography and the words! Which is your favorite? Love & life lessons, Kristian

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Bow to Your Mistress

Of all the things I am certain about myself, my ability to adapt to change is my favorite. I have been dragged through the mud, dropped on my ass only to ever be second best so many times that I … Continue reading

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Wrinkles in Time

I will always be taken with beautiful things.Trends often come and go, but I pretty much end up the same, with all the good, the bad, and the ugly. Almost unyeilding…chasing sunsets, historic textures, bright colors, and simple and complex … Continue reading

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Dorothea’s Granddaughter

On a handmade bookshelf in the corner of my living room sits a scrapbook overflowing with memories. On the very first page there is a picture of a baby with a lopsided smile and a dimple not quite on the … Continue reading

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Hello Friends, It’s Been A Long Time

I have been sitting in my chair staring at the laptop screen for ten minutes, unsure of where to begin. Life has been chaotic and beautiful lately! We are finally on the verge of a post-pandemic normal, and I’m happy … Continue reading

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On The Eve Of Turning 36

I have been thinking of you – the seed I never sowed the bun I never baked. I feel it – the eleventh month of my body and the calendar. Tomorrow will be my birthday. My spring is gone and … Continue reading

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My Light

It is hard sometimes, to rise above it – the fear the hate the things we covet my own light dims when anger rages – the news the trauma locking kids in cages No! Not me! I will not fall … Continue reading

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